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Internet providers in Forestdale, MA

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Forestdale, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Forestdale internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Forestdale is comparable to the rest of Massachusetts - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Forestdale area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Forestdale residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.300% of those living in Forestdale.

There are four internet providers serving the Forestdale area, and 95.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forestdale's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Forestdale

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 251 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Forestdale

The largest internet providers in Forestdale are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Forestdale.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Forestdale residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Forestdale’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Forestdale residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Forestdale covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Forestdale to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Forestdale, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forestdale, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Forestdale. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forestdale's providers, 65 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Forestdale covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Forestdale residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forestdale, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forestdale, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Forestdale. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forestdale's providers, 65 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Forestdale covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Forestdale where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Forestdale, $53.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forestdale, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Forestdale. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Forestdale's providers, 65 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Forestdale with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Forestdale. The next fastest internet provider in Forestdale is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Forestdale with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forestdale, $53.74.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.